BY FAST CASUAL – Vitality Bowls, based in San Ramon, California, has hired Dave Malinowski as COO.
“Dave is the perfect fit for the Vitality Bowls team,” Tara Gilad, co-founder of Vitality Bowls, said in a company press release “He joins us with an expansive amount of operations knowledge and a strong background building brands in the restaurant industry that will allow us to continue to provide exceptional support to our existing franchisees, and to further grow Vitality Bowls’ presence across the country.”
Malinowski is responsible for the national strategic and operational leadership supporting franchisee sales and operations, as well as furthering the franchise opportunity for the brand as a whole.
Prior to joining Vitality Bowls, Malinowski spent years in the restaurant industry, most recently serving in various operations roles for Swallow Restaurant Group and Liquiteria in New York, where he supported building systems and cultures across both brands.
Since launching in 2011, Vitality Bowls has grown to more than 100 cafes now open or in development across the country.